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Muskogee, Oklahoma
A 34-year-old female asked:

How long should i wait between zanaflex (tizanidine) and flexeril? i have started taking zanaflex (tizanidine) during the day but it doesn't cut it for my leg cramps at night.

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
8 hours: You should wait 8 hours after taking a zanaflex (tizanidine) before you take a flexeril. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water and taking a multivitamin/multimineral. Dehydration and vitamin/mineral deficiencies can contribute to muscle cramping. Stretching daily also helps muscles not to cramp.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2020

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